“It’s ‘Dynasty,’ ‘Santa Barbara’ and ‘Dallas,’ all put together,” Alessandra Rich said about her spring collection — and she wasn’t kidding. Cue tie-neck blouses with large reverse collars and long, belted lace dresses featuring gold-trimmed pearl buttons. They would have delighted Linda Evans in Krystle Carrington mode.
The London-based designer also experimented with denim for the first time, which was done with a high waist and corded seams. It was vintage, it was kitsch, but you had to admire the spirit. Just imagine what the exquisite French lace dresses would look like when styled with a cool pair of biker boots and a leather jacket.